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Clos Maggiore

33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
+44 20 7379 9696
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffle mash” (41 reviews)
“duck” (157 reviews)
“tasting menu” (128 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
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1,461 - 1,470 of 2,968 reviews

Reviewed 12 November 2014

Truly amazing restaurant, never fails to disappoint. Six of us went for lunch last Thursday. We all had the fixed price menu with wine and as always great food, great atmosphere and fantastic french staff. The Maitre D' was only too happy to accommodate one...More

Thank Monique P
Reviewed 11 November 2014

What a fun place. Beautifully decorated for the holidays. Had lunch on Sunday which was a prix fixe for 34 pounds which included a half bottle of house wine. Had pumpkin soup; pork cheeks and chocolate milk dessert. Food was very good. Very relaxing; fun...More

Thank MikeBirdman
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Our last meal in London and we wanted some where special. We both love Covent Garden and had our eye on clos since researching before we went so we're over the moon we managed to get a table and wow it was worth it! The...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 11 November 2014

A return visit to this beautiful restaurant for a pre theatre dinner. Service impeccable, food quality excellent and with midweek wine offer very good value. Try to get a table in the conservatory if possible - stunning in both winter and summer. Deservedly popular, booking...More

Thank CliffordM8
Reviewed 10 November 2014

My Wife and I had been keen to come to this restaurant for quite a while and visited on a recent trip to London. Our first impression was one of delight as we saw the lovely Christmas decorations that adorned the restaurant's facade. We were...More

2  Thank S A
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I celebrated my birthday with a dinner at the most romantic restaurant in London. Have seen friends' photos of the restaurant before on facebook but I was still not prepared for the stunning greenhouse we had dinner in. There were white flowers and fairy lights...More

1  Thank Cinnamonswarl
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Excellent food and friendly, efficient service with immaculate timing. The pre-theatre menu, with wine, is a particular delight.

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 November 2014

The ambiance is amazing, very romantic. The food is just perfect. The service is excellent. What more can anyone say ? Don't think about it, just go and you will not regret it. Of course a reservation before you go is highly recommended.

1  Thank Panayiotis P
Reviewed 6 November 2014

This was my first visit and won't be my last. The restaurant is beautiful and made up of a number of small rooms which gives it a more intimate feel. Along with 5 friends we had the delicious set lunch menu. Plenty of choice for...More

1  Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Fabulous meal with a friend I haven't seen for 20 years. Lovely ambience and delicious food. Looking forward to another visit soon.

1  Thank Murrbe
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Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
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knightriderLondon
31 October 2017|
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Response from Joglen |
Yes the standard & quality is excellent for lunch & dinner but booking is essential
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Wanderer2210
16 October 2017|
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Response from jmb5060 | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't advise just going for a drink
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lar0818
17 August 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
Its a smart but casual place, def no shorts or hoodies!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$53 - US$66
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
    (Bedford Street)
  • Public Transportation: Underground: Covent Garden, Charing Cross, Leicester Square
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 9696
  • E-mail
Description
If romance is in the cards, London's most romantic restaurant is Covent Garden's multi award-winning Clos Maggiore. Echoing the charming country inns of Provence and Tuscany, the warmly muted decor, low lighting and welcoming log fire were clearly designed with love in mind. The skylight is surrounded with twining, flower-starred branches to resemble an Italianate courtyard, a delightful faux-rural treat in the city centre. Seasonally inspired classic French cuisine coupled with impeccable service is the order of the day at Clos Maggiore restaurant, with a focus on chic presentation and bold flavours. The range of menus include a six-course "tasting menu" featuring such dishes as "Seared Wild Scallops, Ratte Potato & Winter Truffle" and "Pan Roasted Fillet of Cornish Cod, Olive Oil & Basil Pomme Puree". In addition Clos Maggiore serves a reasonably priced, regularly changing set lunch and pre-theatre menus. To find the perfect complement Clos Maggiore's extensive cellar includes over 2500 labels and was extended earlier this year to include an additional 400 wines at a low - mid price range. They have recently been awarded the "The Grand Wine Award 2014" by the Wine Spectator - one of only 70 restaurants worldwide to receive this accolade. Clos Maggiore has been voted in the "Top Ten" categories for "Best French Restaurants", "Best Ambiance" and "Special Occasion Restaurants" by opentable. Toptable lists Clos Maggiore as one of the most highly rated dining venues in London and Square Meal lists Clos Maggiore as one of the best restaurants with Private Rooms.
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